Job: Part-time Research Librarian

General Information
Position:
Part-time Research Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Competitive

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Job Description

The part-time Research Librarian is responsible, through the application of established policies and procedures, for providing effective reference and research services, and for creating and maintaining online research guides. This 20 hour per week position will typically work Monday and Tuesday, 9 am to 5 pm, and Wednesday, 10 am to 5 pm, for 18 weeks per semester, during fall and spring, and for 7 weeks during the summer session. May work, on occasion, mutually agreed upon on-call shifts at other times. This position is available for one-year (when classes are in session, 43 weeks total), beginning in January 2022 or when filled. The position may be renewable for an additional year.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answers questions and assists with research in person, by telephone, text, and email in an on-call setting
  • Assists library users in the use of print and online resources and in locating material
  • Creates and updates online subject, topic, and course guides for general research and library help
  • Creates and updates online information literacy and library use tutorials, handouts, and guides
  • Responds to routine problems library users may encounter with computers, printers, copiers, and micro-format machines when information desk staff cannot respond adequately to the user
  • Maintains currency regarding reference, research, and database sources
  • Assists research staff with collection maintenance and collection development projects such as weeding, evaluating, and recommending materials for purchase
  • Retrieves materials from special (locked) collections such as the University Archives, Treasure Collection, Stetson Collection, etc.
  • Performs other position specific functions as assigned

Education:

Minimum Education:  MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills

  Required Experience

  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution

Preferred Experience

  • Experience providing reference and research service in an academic library preferred
  • Experience using Springshare’s LibGuides and other LibApps is preferred

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
11-19-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://stetson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=787&company_id=17280&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992945&startflag=1

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Stetson University, duPont-Ball Library

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

Address:
Unit 8418, duPont-Ball Library

Address 2:
421 N. Woodland Boulevard, Stetson University

City:
DeLand

Zip:
32723

County:
Volusia


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Stetson University, duPont-Ball Library

Address:
Unit 8418, duPont-Ball Library

Address 2:
421 N. Woodland Boulevard, Stetson University

City:
DeLand

State:
FL

Zip:
32723

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources, DeLand Campus

Contact Email:
humres@stetson.edu

Contact Phone:
386-822-8710

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Upload cover letter and CV or Resume to Stetson's online recruiting site: https://stetson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=787&company_id=17280&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992945&startflag=1


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